WBU to Become Williams Baptist University

There is a new U coming to Arkansas.  Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge announced Wednesday that, starting next fall, it will be known as Williams Baptist University. “This is a monumental day in the history of this institution, reflecting a major step forward.  Williams has provided an outstanding, Christian higher education for the past…

Raymond Jackson: 1944-2017

Williams Baptist University has lost a dedicated alumnus, trustee and dear friend with the passing of Raymond Jackson.  Ray, age 72 of Jacksonville, Ark., passed away Monday after a short illness. Ray graduated from Williams in 1964. He was a current member of WBU’s Board of Trustees who had served for many years on the…